MVTec, Others Can't Exit Machine Software Case: ITC

Law360, New York (May 20, 2010, 3:31 PM EDT) -- The U.S. International Trade Commission has declined to review an administrative law judge's decision to keep Germany-based MVTec Software GmbH and Japan-based Omron Corp. and Daiichi Jitsugyo Viswill Co. in an investigation initiated by Cognex Corp. over machine vision software patents.

The ITC on Tuesday said it would not review an initial determination by Administrative Law Judge Carl C. Charneski that found the respondents imported the machine vision software alleged to have infringed two Cognex patents.

Judge Charneski issued the order April 28, granting a motion...
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